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Ernst Gruenfeld vs Savielly Tartakower
Grünfeld - Tartakower (1922), Vienna AUT, rd 3, Jun-28
Horwitz Defense: General (A40)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Nov-26-14  Karpova: This game was played in the German Chess Club Vienna. Grünfeld annotated the game (I only give some excerpts).

3.g3<!> Grünfeld considers his continuation to be the best answer, retaining White's opening advantage. By developing the ♔'s wing like this, White prevents the exchange of dark-squared ♗s (<3.c4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4>), so that the ♗f8 has to be developed to either g7 or e7. The ♘c3, on the other hand, will have a strong grip on the centre, in connection with the ♗g2 (<.d5!>). This is the Dutch <Achilles' heel>.

6...0-0: Grünfeld cites an earlier game <6...d6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.d5 exd5 9.cxd5 Ne5 10.Nd4> (Grünfeld-Tartakower, Vierkampf, Vienna, 1920. <D. S. 1920> (Deutsche Schachzeitung perhaps)).

Instead of 7.Nc3, Grünfeld suggests <7.d5!> to prevent <...d5> and cramp Black's position.

7...d5<!>

10.Qa3 parries <...g5>.

21.Rfe1<!> prevents <...g5>.

22...Kh6 was played with regards to <.Nxd5> followed by <.Rc7>.

30...h4<!>

34...Be6<!>

Source: 'Österreichische Schachrundschau', July 1922, issue 5, pp. 37-38

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